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Indian war crimes in Kashmir must end now

Apr 6th, 2018 | By

By Rouf Dar Comment: India is engaged in every kind of war crimes denounced by international humanitarian law, writes Rouf Dar. A few days later, April descended on Kashmir, and brought the killing of 18 Kashmiris by Indian armed forces in Shopian district. In comparison to Palestine and the wider Middle East, Kashmir is not so



Kashmir pellet injuries bring back memories of 2016 uprising

Apr 5th, 2018 | By

Kashmir’s main hospital is overwhelmed with victims of pellet guns bringing memories of mass blinding two years ago. Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Mohsin Nabi is lying on a hospital bed in Srinagar, the main city in Indian-administered Kashmir. His face and left eye have small visible holes of iron pellets fired by the Indian



The systematic use of rape as a weapon of war in Kashmir

Apr 5th, 2018 | By

Rouf Dar The rape and murder of Asifa Bano contains within it the story of Kashmir’s marginalised communities. On January 10, Asifa Bano, an eight year old Muslim girl from the Bakerwal community was abducted from Rasana village in Jammu and Kashmir. It was later found that she had been drugged, tortured and raped while



Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir amid deadly fighting

Apr 2nd, 2018 | By

By Aijaz Hussain Massive anti-India protests erupted in several parts of the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Sunday amid fierce fighting between rebels and government forces that left at least 12 militants and three army soldiers dead, officials said. At least four civilians were killed and dozens injured in the latest round of anti-India protests,



Senior APHC leader Sehrai For Kashmir Settlement Under UN Resolutions

Mar 30th, 2018 | By

Senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has said that the Kashmir dispute should be resolved by granting the Kashmiris their right to self-determination in line with the relevant UN resolutions. According to Kashmir Media Service, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in an interview in held Srinagar said, “We



Kashmir Justice Rally Held In Sheffield UK

Mar 30th, 2018 | By

Ahead of Commonwealth Summit taking place in London on 16th of April, a large number of people of Sheffield held a rally to remind the heads of state of their long-standing commitment to universal values of democracy, respect to human rights and rule of law for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. According to Kashmir



How long will Kashmiris Pick up the Dead Bodies of Their Loved Ones

Mar 29th, 2018 | By

By Khalid Baig In the continuing year’s first ten weeks; up till now, 18 Kashmiris have been martyred in the hands of the Indian soldiers indifferent. Without any solid evidence just on the basis of suspicion 200 persons were taken into custody. Indians had suspicion that they were involved in the attacks over Indian Army’s



Kashmir – A Land Subjected to State Terrorism

Mar 21st, 2018 | By



Kashmiris turn to art to challenge Indian rule

Mar 20th, 2018 | By

Kashmiris use art as a form of protest with satire, in particular, being used as a medium of dissent. By Marta Vidal Cashmere scarfs are usually embroidered with flowers and birds [Courtesy of Crafted in Kashmir] Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Kashmir has a rich tradition of artisan culture. Intricate woodcarvings, colourful papier-mache and exquisite cashmere scarfs



LoC Tension: Does India Wants Atomic War?

Mar 20th, 2018 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat With the acceleration of firing by the Indian Army and Border Security Force (BSF) across the Line of Control (LoC), which has been targeting the innocent civilians and their property in Pakistani side of Kashmir and Working Boundary, tension has increased between Pakistan and India. However, both Pakistan and India are nuclear